The Latics boss has Davies, Matty Wolfenden, Deane Smalley, Lewis Alessandra and Lee Hughes available but his current permutations are not bringing results and he feels that a new face may be just the tonic that the team needs. Ricketts departure will free up funding to bring in a loan player.
Shez confessed, "I'd like to bring a striker in, of course I would, because we need someone to lift us and get us those goals. I think that's all we're missing. However I couldn't tell you anything at the moment. I will have to have a chat with the owners when we get back (from Leyton Orient)."